What factors helped the rise of the Nazi Party? bullet points, please

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The rise of the Nazi Party was made possible by a number of conditions, events and other factors. They included:

  • popular anger at the humiliating terms of the Versailles Treaty
  • a history of authoritarian and militaristic rule in Germany
  • the outbreak of the Great Depression
  • frustration with the weak Weimar...

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The rise of the Nazi Party was made possible by a number of conditions, events and other factors. They included:

  • popular anger at the humiliating terms of the Versailles Treaty
  • a history of authoritarian and militaristic rule in Germany
  • the outbreak of the Great Depression
  • frustration with the weak Weimar government
  • fears of spreading communism
  • Hitler's use of propaganda and "street politics"
  • Hitler's personal appeal to German people
  • President Paul von Hindenburg's ill-fated decision to appoint Hitler chancellor in 1933. This was an example of how much German politicians underestimated Hitler and the threat he represented
  • Hindenburg's death in 1934, which allowed Hitler to consolidate his powers
  • The burning of the Reichstag in 1933                                      

 

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